The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 12 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing C# 4 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 11.43% 32.43% 41.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.39% 66.67% 59.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 12
Average daily rate
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£420 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
C#
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Programming Languages Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
23 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 65.71% 48.65% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 17
Average daily rate £365 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £330 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#.

1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 4 (30.77%) CSS3
5 3 (23.08%) WPF
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (23.08%) HTML5
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) WinForms
5 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 3 (23.08%) VB
5 3 (23.08%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) C++
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) VB6
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) WPF Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Software Development Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Web Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) CSS3
3 3 (23.08%) WPF
3 3 (23.08%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) WinForms
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (23.08%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (15.38%) DirectX
5 1 (7.69%) OpenGL
5 1 (7.69%) SOAP
5 1 (7.69%) MFC
5 1 (7.69%) Classic ASP
5 1 (7.69%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Online Games
3 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 1 (7.69%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (7.69%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (15.38%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) VB
5 2 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) XAML
5 2 (15.38%) VB6
6 1 (7.69%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft